Tomás Ó Maolalaidh

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Tomás Ó Maolalaidh (English: Thomas O'Mullally) (died 28 April 1536) was an Irish churchman who became Bishop of Clonmacnoise (c.1509-1514) and Archbishop of Tuam (1514–1536).

He held a synod at Galway in 1523, attended by bishops of Kilmacduagh, Achonry Clonmacnoise, Kilfenora, Ross, in addition to representatives of the dioceses of Elphin, Killala and Armagh. Died 28 April 1536 and buried in the Franciscan church of Galway under the same monument with his predecessor, Muiris Ó Fithcheallaigh. Succeeded by Christopher Bodkin, who was in turn succeeded by Dr William Ó Mullally, Protestant Archbishop of Tuam, son of Tomás.


His son, William Ó Mullaly was formerly Dean of Tuam, and was nominated as Archbishop on 11 Nov 1572, and appointed by Queen Elizabeth I as Archbishop of Tuam. He was consecrated on 14 April 1573.

Other members of his immediate family included:

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Preceded by
Walter Blake
Bishop of Clonmacnoise
Succeeded by
Quintin Ó hUiginn
Preceded by
Muiris Ó Fithcheallaigh
Archbishop of Tuam
Succeeded by
Christopher Bodkin